New Jersey

George Washington Bridge
RudyBalasko
April 17, 2019 - 7:01 am
FORT LEE, N.J. (1010 WINS) — Two NJ congressman will announce legislation Thursday that could cut federal funding to New York or the MTA if New Jersey drivers are forced to pay two tolls for one trip into Manhattan. Democratic Congressmen Josh Gottheimer and Bill Pascrell will introduce the bill,...
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FILE- In this March 8, 2019 file photo, Johnny Bobbitt, left, looks on as his attorney John Keesler and Assistant Prosecutor Andrew McDonnell, right, talk while appearing before Superior Court Judge Christopher Garrenger at the Burlington County Courthouse in Mount Holly, N.J. Bobbitt, who pleaded guilty to taking part in a $400,000 GoFundMe scam with a New Jersey couple, will face sentencing on Friday, April 12. (Elizabeth Robertson/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
April 15, 2019 - 6:17 pm
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) -- A New Jersey woman pleaded guilty Monday to her role in concocting a feel-good tale about a homeless man rescuing her from the side of a highway in order to scam 14,000 donors out of $400,000 in GoFundMe contributions. Katelyn McClure pleaded guilty in state Superior Court...
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Uber, Lyft fares go up
(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
April 15, 2019 - 3:06 pm
ROBBINSVILLE, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- The parents of Samantha Josephson are trying to make something positive out of the death of their daughter. She was the New Jersey college student who got into a car she mistook for an Uber. The driver is now charged with murder. RELATED: Chief: Ride-share mistake...
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Monmouth County heroin bust
Monmouth County Prosecutors Office
April 15, 2019 - 12:52 pm
Authorities say they've broken up a heroin distribution ring that sold as much as $400,000 worth of drugs a month.
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J. talks to the crowd during a hometown kickoff for his national presidential campaign tour at Military Park in downtown Newark, Saturday, April 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
April 13, 2019 - 8:39 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Mired in the 2020 pack, Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker returned on Saturday to the city where he earned his political chops, hoping for a surge as he undertakes a two-week tour around the country and expressing confidence to supporters that he, like the country he...
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Instagram/Elsies Pickles
David Caplan
April 12, 2019 - 5:36 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Ditching bread as part of your carb-free diet but still have a hankering for a sandwich? Then head to Elsie's in Haddon Township, New Jersey, where pickles are substitute bread. Its pickles sandwiches are lighting up social media, as its customers take to Instagram to show...
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In this photo provided by the New Jersey Office of the Governor, N.J. Gov. Phil Murphy signs the Medical Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act Friday, April 12, 2019 at the New Jersey Statehouse in Trenton, N.J. New Jersey is the seventh state to enact a law permitting terminally ill patients to seek life ending medication. (New Jersey Office of the Governor via AP)
April 12, 2019 - 3:32 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday signed legislation making New Jersey the seventh state to enact a law permitting terminally ill patients to seek life-ending medication. New Jersey will join six other states and the District of Columbia that have similar laws once it goes into effect...
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FILE- In this March 8, 2019 file photo, Johnny Bobbitt, left, looks on as his attorney John Keesler and Assistant Prosecutor Andrew McDonnell, right, talk while appearing before Superior Court Judge Christopher Garrenger at the Burlington County Courthouse in Mount Holly, N.J. Bobbitt, who pleaded guilty to taking part in a $400,000 GoFundMe scam with a New Jersey couple, will face sentencing on Friday, April 12. (Elizabeth Robertson/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
1010 WINS Newsroom
April 12, 2019 - 12:35 pm
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (1010 WINS/AP) — The homeless veteran who admitted to conspiring with a New Jersey couple in a GoFundMe scam that raised more than $400,000 was sentenced on Friday to five years probation. Johnny Bobbitt pleaded guilty last month in state court to conspiracy to commit theft by...
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Cory Booker
Randy Shropshire / Stringer
April 10, 2019 - 7:32 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — New Jersey Senator Cory Booker will formally kick off his 2020 presidential campaign with an event in Newark Saturday. Cory Booker spoke to 1010 WINS ahead of the kickoff. When asked about his proposed reparations bill he said, "I've called for now, in the United States...
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Union County Courthouse
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Mike Montone
April 09, 2019 - 12:36 pm
CLARK, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- Opening statements were scheduled for Tuesday, in the trial of the viral sensation known as 'Kai, the hatchet-wielding hitchhiker.' His real name is Caleb McGillivary. He's 29-years-old. He is accused of killing 73-year-old Joseph Galfy in 2013, about 2 hours after they...
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